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Top Three Thursdays

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A lot of bird feeders are more function than form. This one from Joe Papendick‘s shop on Etsy, though, is a stunner that would add a bit of art to your backyard. Hand crafted and welded from steel and copper, it is about 6 feet tall.  The design allows for the roots of surface vegetation [...] [Read More]

Top Three Thursdays

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A little whimsy to kick off today’s Top Three Thursdays on Etsy: a wall clock that really just sums it all up about our lives Seriously. Does any other time matter other than the moment you’re in? This handmade clock is made of earthenware clay, with the numbers stamped on by hand along with the stitched [...] [Read More]

Here Kitty, Kitty

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When I was growing up my dog just slept on the floor. Then as an adult, I’ve had dogs who have slept in a variety of places: pre-husband, my two golden retrievers shared part of my bed with me; then they were relegated to outside the bedroom, where one of them, much to my husband’s [...] [Read More]

Pattern and Print

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Mixing it up with patterns and prints is something I love to do. I’ve even reupholstered chairs in multiple patterns. It’s not surprising, then, that I found Pattern and Print alluring. They sell everything from scarves (beautiful!) and paper accessories to items for the home. Since this is a home decor blog, I’ll focus on [...] [Read More]

Thinking About the Holidays

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I know it’s early but I have already heard Christmas music in more than one store (and Starbucks is already serving up its peppermint lattes and eggnog lattes!) and the catalogs have started showing up. So I’m going to post one holiday decor idea to kick the week off just because I think these mini-trees [...] [Read More]

life@home Design Defined Columnist on Design*Sponge

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life@home Design Defined columnist Lucianna Samu is a wonder. (Here’s her most recent column for life@home and she also writes her own blog, Really at Home, here). But now she’s made a national hit by scoring a much coveted spot on Design*Sponge, a very popular home decor and design blog hosted by the talented Grace [...] [Read More]
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life@home Design Defined Columnist on Design*Sponge

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life@home Design Defined columnist Lucianna Samu is a wonder. (Here’s her most recent column for life@home and she also writes her own blog, Really at Home, here). But now she’s made a national hit by scoring a much coveted spot on Design*Sponge, a very popular home decor and design blog hosted by the talented Grace [...] [Read More]
Categories: Fun for the home

Top Three Thursdays

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This unique chandelier from Typewriter Boneyard caught my eye on Etsy to kick off Top Three Thursdays. Made from reclaimed wood from an old Coca-Cola pallet, features12 vintage trouble lights hung at various lengths. I think it would look great in a loft or office, maybe even a kitchen over an island? It’s a splurge [...] [Read More]